History of Sligo. County and Town. Three Volumes (1882-1892)

Author: W.G. Wood-Martin

Book ID: 68097

Price: 275.00

History of Sligo. County and Town. From the Earliest Ages to the Close of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth; Accession of James 1. to the Revolution of 1688; Close of the Revolution to the Present Time. With Illustrations from Original Drawings and Plans. Three Volumes. Dublin: Hodges, Figgis,1882-1892. First Edition.  Ex library set, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers. Rebound in quarter cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. A very good set.

Profusely illustrated with plates & plans.

William George Wood-Martin (1847-1917) became Sheriff of Sligo in 1877, while writing history works and pursuing his interest in archaeology. He became a member of the Royal Irish Academy and the Royal Historical and Archaeological Association.

His three volume history tells the story of the Sligo region from ancient times until the late 19th century.

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